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RCoA response to NHS Improvement’s consultation on the future of...

14 Jun 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, alongside other medical royal colleges and safety-related organisations, has been invited to share its views on how and when the healthcare system should investigate and respond to serious incidents. This consultation will inform the review of...

RCoA submission to the Joint Committee on the Draft Health Service...

11 Jun 2018

The RCoA has submitted evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill. The Bill will set in statute ‘the establishment of the Health Service Safety Investigations Body (“HSSIB”) as an independent statutory body, with powers to conduct...

Evidence submitted by the RCoA to the Williams Review into Gross...

13 Apr 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists, alongside other medical royal colleges, has been invited to submit oral and written evidence to the Williams Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare (GNM), called by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Our...

RCoA response to CQC's third consultation on the Next Phase of...

29 Mar 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the Care Quality Commission Consultation third Our next phase of regulation A more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach - Independent healthcare As independent healthcare providers increasingly play a role in...

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future, a draft health and care...

26 Mar 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has responded to the Health Education England (HEE) consultation on its draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027 'Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future'. The RCoA welcomes the publication of a workforce plan for medical and...

RCoA response to Introducing ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue...

09 Mar 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCOA) has provided a submission to the Department of Health and Social Care, in response to the consultation ‘Introducing ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue donation in England’.  The submission does not argue a position regarding support...

RCoA response to the Call for Contributions for the Commission on...

22 Feb 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has submitted evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons of England’s independent Commission on the Future of Surgery. Our submission recommends that the Commission explores not only the future of surgical technology and innovations, but...

RCoA response to the Health Select Committee inquiry into...

22 Feb 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has submitted a response to the Health Select Committee inquiry into Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships and Accountable Care Organisations. Summary of our response: We welcome any initiative that improves patient outcomes and...

RCoA response to 'Promoting professionalism, reforming...

29 Jan 2018

The Royal College of Anaesthetists has submitted a response to the ‘Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation’ consultation by the Department of Health and Social Care. The submission stresses the importance of an approach to reforming regulation that truly facilitates...

Consultation into regulation of MAPs - RCoA response

08 Dec 2017

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) is pleased that the Department of Health has taken the decision to consult on the regulation of Medical Associate Professions (MAPs) in the UK. The College’s consultation submission can be found here. The RCoA is fully committed to...

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